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ERIC Number: ED017684
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Nov
Pages: 57
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Reference Count: 0
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ANNUAL REPORT, NOVEMBER 1967.
Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Center for Studies in Vocational and Technical Education.
THE MAJOR ACTIVITIES OF THE CENTER ARE REVIEWED. THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE MET FOR THE FOURTH TIME AND PROPOSED PROGRAM EMPHASES SUCH AS STUDIES RELATING TO THE JOB CORPS, THE DECLINING FARM POPULATION, THE PART-TIME STUDENT, SALARY LEVELS IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, AND HIGH SCHOOL VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, OVER 5,400 DOCUMENTS ARE NOW INDEXED AND HOUSED IN THE CENTER'S REFERENCE COLLECTION. THE STAFF PREPARES AND CIRCULATES PERIODIC BIBLIOGRAPHIES ON 18 GENERAL TOPICS, PREPARES BIBLIOGRAPHIES FOR INDIVIDUALS, AND DID 300 SPECIAL SEARCHES AND REPORTS DURING THE YEAR. AN EVALUATION OF THIS BIBLIOGRAPHIC SERVICE BY ITS USERS WAS COMPLETED. THE CENTER EMPLOYED EIGHT RESEARCH ASSISTANTS AND NINE PROJECT ASSISTANTS DURING THE YEAR, ESTABLISHED ITS FIRST INTERNSHIP, AND AWARDED TWO FELLOWSHIPS. THREE CONFERENCES WERE HELD--"CURRICULUM PROGRAMS IN ACTION--THEIR ADMINISTRATION AND EVALUATION,""THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF RESEARCH IN PREDOMINANTLY NEGRO UNIVERSITIES," AND "THE EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF RACIAL MINORITIES." THE CENTER INITIATED A SERIES OF PUBLICATIONS INCLUDING A PROFESSIONAL JOURNAL, A NEWSLETTER, A DETAILED PERIODIC REPORT OF ACTIVITIES, A REPRINT SERIES, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS, RESEARCH REPORTS, AND AN ASSORTMENT OF PUBLICATIONS DESCRIBING IN DETAIL THE ACQUISITIONS, BIBLIOGRAPHIES, AND SERVICES OF THE REFERENCE UNIT. THIRTY CENTER PROJECTS ARE INDEXED UNDER THE HEADINGS--"APPRAISING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION,""APPRENTICESHIP,""COUNSELING AND OCCUPATIONAL CHOICE,""TEACHER TRAINING AND RECRUITMENT,""LABOR MARKET ANALYSIS," AND "VOCATIONAL TRAINING FOR THE UNEMPLOYED," (EM)
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Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Center for Studies in Vocational and Technical Education.
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